Lecture 24 - Sociology120 Lecture24 15:34 Review...

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Sociology 120 Lecture 24 15:34 Review Gay Marriage  Marital rights and obligations  The legal landscape of gay marriage  Public opinion on gay rights  Normative positions  Formal vs. functional definition of the family  Some real cases (think about these!) Conflict vs. Violence Relationship conflict inevitable Manner of resolution is key People have different interests so they are clearly going to have conflict in one way or  another Not all conflict is necessary or constructive Domestic violence is not inevitable Conflict need not result in violence Much violence is not result of conflict  Get out if you get hit! No excuse for this Some people play mind games- I’m hurting you because I love you- but this is not okay Women can still abuse men, but it is less prevalent because men are supposed to be  the strong ones Types of abuse  Intimate partner violence vs. child abuse  Verbal Psychological Mind games
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Physical Hitting Beating (with or without influence of torture) Neglect An issue for children and the elderly Don’t do anything to help the kids Most common type of elderly abuse When they are old and dependent, no one cares for them
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Lecture 24 - Sociology120 Lecture24 15:34 Review...

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